Anniversary Rose Garden is located at 200 South 12th Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Anniversary Rose Garden offers Entire Park Rental, Tree Map, Gazebo, Benches, and more. The Anniversary Rose Garden was dedicated by the Fort Smith Rose Society commemorating their 60th Anniversary.
Belle Grove Historic District Comprising a 22-square block area bounded by North Fifth Street, North H Street, North Eighth Street and North C Street, the beautiful Belle Grove area was entered into the National Register of Historic Places on July 16, 1973.
Ben Geren is home to the Fort Smith Northside Grizzly Softball Team. Contact the Ben Geren Softball Association at (479) 646-9517 and the Sebastian County Girls Softball League (479) 782-2827. Tennis Ben Geren is home to one of the finest athletic facilities of its kind with the Tennis Center.
Bob Burns Bob “Bazooka” Burns, The Arkansas Traveler 1890 – 1956. As Van Buren’s turn-of-the-century Main Street has been so wonderfully revived, it is also appropriate to remember this town’s biggest star who happened to live his early life right on these very brick streets.
Carol Ann Cross Park is located at 1601 South 74th Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Carol Ann Cross Park offers Walking trail is 6/10 mile, Entire Park Rental, Walking Trail, Tree Map, Restrooms, Pond, Playground, Picnic Tables, Pavilions, Parking, Nature Area, Fishing, Benches, and more.
Creekmore Park is located at Rogers & South 31st Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Creekmore Park offers Park Adjacent to Facility, Entire Park Rental, Walking Trail, Volleyball Poles, Tree Map, Train, Tennis Courts, Swimming Pool, Sprayground, Restrooms, Playground, Picnic Tables, Pavilions, Parking, Nature Area, Miniature Golf, Gazebo, Christmas Lights, Benches, Walking trail is 6/10 mile, and more.
Overlooking the Arkansas River, the commanding Drennen-Scott House was initially the home of the Revolutionary War descendant John Drennen and his family. It is now a “working laboratory” for University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students as they recreate the century-and-a-half-old home.
FORT SMITH (KFSM)- After months of planning and fundraising, boy scout, Thomas Farrell is unveiling his additions to the Fort Smith Dog Park as part of a project to earn his Eagle Scout badge. The small and large dog sections of the dog park have separate equipment additions including a play set and slide, among other things.
Fort Smith Escape Room Fort Smith Escape Room is an immersive interactive puzzle game in which teams of four people or more have 60-minutes to use their creative problem solving skills to solve riddles, unlock mysteries and use gadgets that will set you free.
The Fort Smith Streetcar Restoration Association is dedicated to the preservation and appreciation of electric powered streetcars, railroad equipment, transportation and other technology that existed during this period in history, and to providing a unique educational experience to the visiting public.
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) gives you the right to access any Department of the Interior (DOI) records unless the information in those records is protected by one or more of the nine exemptions (reasons an agency may withhold records from a requester) and there is a sound basis to withhold them.
By a cruel twist of fate, the giant beer can is in a dry county! (The nearby city of Fort Smith is excepted from the rules.) The owners of the ranch also raise Angus bulls, and visitors to the big beer should stop by the grave markers honoring the reproductive prowess of their most prized cattle (They're just off Highway 22, on the right side of the ranch's driveway).
Fort Smith librarian, Mrs. Wanda Karrant, made a major contribution, when she was successful in obtaining funeral home and public records for burials within the county. A monumental endeavor was made by Fort Smith Library volunteer and employee, Mrs. Sue Clark, in the flawless publication of the burials at the historic Oak Cemetery in Fort Smith.
Hogwild provides a safe fun family environment. Sagging, vulgar language, inappropriate clothing and any other items or actions that may appear to be gang related is prohibited. For your convenience, we provide party packages that include plates, cups, straws and napkins.
Kay Rodgers Park is year-round use facility, operated by a full-time staff. The Park is the home of the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair, Old Fort Days Rodeo, and Old Fort Days Barrel Futurity. Many area and national groups host annual events at the facility.
Lee Creek, Arkansas is a guide to canoeing and kayaking Lee Creek located in Washington and Crawford Counties in northwestern Arkansas near the Oklahoma State Line and running to the confluence of the Arkansas River at Van Buren near Fort Smith, with information and links to canoe and raft liveries and rentals, campgrounds, shuttle services and other businesses catering to paddlers and paddlesports in the area.
Lake Fort Smith State Park Nestled in a scenic valley of the Boston Mountain Range of the Ozark Mountains, this state park offers outdoor adventures including camping, fishing, kayaking, swimming, mountain biking, hiking, and nature study.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Park is located at Greenwood Avenue & North O Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park offers Park Adjacent to Facility, Entire Park Rental, Walking Trail, Tree Map, Sprayground, Soccer Fields, Skate Park, Restrooms, Playground, Picnic Tables, Pavilions, Benches, Basketball Courts, Baseball Fields, Walking trail is 6/10 mile, and more.
On February 4, 1881, the Army post containing Fort Whipple was renamed to Fort Myer as an honor to Brigadier General Albert J. Myer, who had commanded the newly established Signal School of Instruction for Army and Navy Officers from 1869 until he died in August 1880.
T he Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center sits on 170 acres of land in Fort Smith that were previously part of Fort Chaffee. The building overlooks Wells Lake, a popular local fishing and picnicking destination! Built in the fertile Arkansas River Valley, the center focuses on the wide variety of animals and birds that call the area home.
Ruth Armstrong Nature Area is located at Old Greenwood Road & Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Ruth Armstrong Nature Area offers and more. On February 25, 2012 a t otal of 33 volunteers worked in Ruth Armstrong Nature Area for a grand total of 147 volunteer hours.
Stagecoach Park is located at 9000 Texas Road in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Stagecoach Park offers Walking Trail, Playground, Picnic Tables, Parking, Benches, Basketball Courts, and more. Creating community through people, parks and programs in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Tilles Park is located at North 37th Street & Grand Avenue in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Tilles Park offers Entire Park Rental, Walking Trail, Wading Pool (+lifeguard), Volleyball Poles, Tree Map, Tennis Courts, Restrooms, Playground, Picnic Tables, Pavilions, Parking, Disc Golf Course, Concessions, Benches, Basketball Courts, Walking trail is 6/10 mile, and more.
After years of preparation, the 53,000 square foot U.S. Marshals Museum is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2019 on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith. Featuring an iconic design, the Museum will tell the stories of justice, integrity, and service of the Marshals, both men and women, who have bravely served our nation.